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Opportunity details

Study of Phantom limb pain and spinal chord stimulation

The NIHR HTA Programme is seeking someone to review the above proposal from a patient perspective.

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Full description:

We are looking for a member of the public to review two proposals looking at the efficacy of spinal chord stimulation as treatment for phantom limb pain. The reviewer should have personal experience of this condition. The review is completed through our online system and will involve reading a paper focusing on the plain English summary and PPI sections. It will be available to review w/c 27 Jan and ideally completed by 14 Feb. If you are interested, please send details of your experience.

Date from

5th January 2020

Date to

23rd January 2020


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

The NIHR HTA Programme funds research about the clinical and cost effectiveness and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for those who plan, provide or receive care in the NHS. HTA research is undertaken where some evidence already exists to show that a technology can be effective and this needs to be compared to the current standard NHS intervention to see which works best.



Neurological disorders


UK wide

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What support is offered?

Guidance notes are provided and support is available via email or telephone. A hard copy of the proposal and review form are also available on request.





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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